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The Blowin Weekly Extra – Thorns of sin, flowers of paradise

Blowin 9-10pm Sunday 22 August 2010
More tunes than time…

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Sina Makossa – a lovely live version with the Soukous Stars

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Playlist – 15th May 2010 featuring Papa Jon’s concise history of Reggae music!

My first post on the BCB blog… please accept my sincere apologies! Remeber, you can listen back to this show at www.theothersideradio.com. And it’s a good’un, so you should!

I’ve got High Pressure main man Jon in the studio with me tonight, and he knows what’s what when it comes to roots and reggae… I’ve employed him for the evening to teach us a few things we might not know about the history of Reggae – from the 60’s to the present day. It’s an education, so listen back and learn…

01. Wobble n Dubb – Kokoro’s Actroid [Unreleased]
02. The Herbaliser – The Lost Suitcase [Ninja Tune]

Papa Jon’s Concise History of Reggae Music!

Prince Busta – Enjoy Yourself
Keith and Ken – I Won’t Let You Go
Duke Reid – Burial
Justin Hines and the Dominoes – Save A Bread
Phyllis Dillon – Perfidia
Toots & The Maytals – Night and Day
The Mad Lads- Ten to One
Bob Marley & The Wailers – Soul Rebel (Prod. Lee Scratch Perry)
Jacob Miller – Baby I love You So (Prod. Augustus Pablo)
King Tubby – King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown
Richy Macdonald – Realise
Horace Andy – Money Money
Horace Andy – Money Money (Jah Stitch Remix)
Dennis Emmanuel Brown – Bubblin’ Fountain
The Congos – Fisherman
Johnny Osbourne – Icecream Love
Wayne Smith – Under My Sleng Teng
Buju Banton & Tenor Saw – Ring The Alarm Quick
Garnett Silk – Kingly Character
Inspirational Sound ft. Bongo Chilli – Minaron

I did go to the crossroads, it was raining

Oh goody a new toy, well if you don’t know the I Went To The Crossroads programme, get set.

Using the BCB kit to record sounds in Peru - looking for inspiration

Using the BCB kit to record sounds in Peru - looking for inspiration

On 18th October I did a reggae special for Black history Month, although nearly all the programme’s music orginates in some way from the blues (except the latin stuff and even then I bet it does).

So I played old stuff like The Congo’s Soddam and Gomorah and Stepping Razor by Peter Tosh. With very old stuff like Toots and the Maytals and the Heptones. I try (fail you may say) to get the programmes to flow old to new, slow to fast, quiet to loud so everything seems like a logical procession.

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